Friday 22 Feb 2019


Jean Crawford Sasser Edgerton

July 10, 89,

Jean Crawford Sasser Edgerton, 89, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Barbour Court Nursing and Rehab in Smithfield following a brief illness.

Jean was born in Wayne County on April 29, 1929 to the late Nathan and Rosa Dean Crawford. She worked for many years as an inspector with General Electric. Jean was a longtime member of Nahunta Friends Meeting. She was devoted to her church and was involved in many activities where she utilized her gifts and abilities to share the love of God. For many years, Jean was responsible for the flowers being placed in the church and they adorned the altar every Sunday for over fifty years. Above all, she loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be missed.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate her life at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel with her pastor, Eric Woods, officiating. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park.

Jean is survived by her daughters, Edith Cook of Pikeville, Terry Woods and husband Joe of Asheville and Tammy Taylor and husband Phillip of Pikeville; son, Eddie Sasser of Pikeville; step-son, Sonny Edgerton of Pikeville; brother, Bill Crawford and wife Evelyn of Pikeville; nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Rudolph Sasser and Ralph Eugene Edgerton and brothers, Floyd Crawford and Thurman Crawford.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Nahunta Friends Church, 2537 Hwy. 581 North, Pikeville, NC 27863.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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